It is clear from evidence that the physical activity levels of many children and young people have dropped due to COVID-19. Young people’s physical, mental, individual and social development has suffered, with many longing for time with their friends, structure and routine. Now it is more important than ever for schools to harness the power of play, sport, physical activity and physical education to rebuild their functional capacity, belonging and happiness.
Department for Education
Statutory guidance released by the Department for Education
A new online platform featuring inspiring videos and resources for schools helping pupils stay active and healthy during the school day.
Association for Physical Education
To help support the teaching workforce, afPE have developed a number of guidance documents.
FAQ: COVID-19 and PESSPA in a School Setting (PDF) – September 2020
Youth Sport Trust
Youth Sport Trust have developed several resources to support the return to school and sport.
Swim England has published its comprehensive Return to Pools Guidance.